This year marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Royal Air Force, a major milestone for all those with links to the service.
The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust will be playing its part in the celebrations as well as staging a number of local events and commemorations.
More details will be announced on the events below as they become available, but for now, make sure you put the dates in your diaries!
Sunday 1 April
Easter Day Act of Remembrance to mark centenary of the Royal Air Force, 2pm.
Thursday 5 April
Re-opening of Hunting Lodge following its transformation into a library and resource centre and unveiling of refurbished squadron badges around the base of the National Memorial to the Few, 10.30am
Saturday 14 April
Family fun afternoon to welcome the RAF 100 Baton on its tour of RAF-linked sites on the south coast. Free drawing workshop, an Act of Remembrance at 3pm, a photo call with the Aston Martin carrying the baton (accompanied by eight other Aston Martins) and other activities. From 2pm.
Sunday 1 July
Memorial Day, the Trust’s annual commemoration, featuring an Act… Read more